September 26 2018

Capitol Weekly – Brown sharpens teeth in HMO regulation

Daniel Zingale
Senior Vice President
The California Endowment
….The new law gives the Department stronger oversight over health plan mergers and authority to approve, deny or impose conditions on these deals. This is important because consumers have very little say in health plan mergers that often uppend their health care. A number of mammoth mergers in recent years affected millions of California consumers, including last year when pharmacy giant CVS acquired Aetna…

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